ISA Worldwide Alert: Brussels, Belgium

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. CST

During the morning of Tuesday, March 22nd, two fatal explosions were reported at the Brussels Zaventem Airport, and another at the Maelbeek metro station. Emergency response at both locations is on-going and many travelers have been evacuated from both locations. Public transportation in Brussels has been suspended. Security measures in Brussels and across other major European cities are being heightened in response to this mornings attacks.

All ISA Brussels students are accounted for and safe. ISA Resident Directors across Europe and North Africa are checking in with their students. Several ISA European sites are currently on Spring Break, and students with plans to travel to Belgium are being advised to postpone travel until further notice. Students currently in Brussels are being advised to follow all local security directives, and to communicate with their parents.

The ISA Brussels staff, along with ISA’s U.S.-based Health, Safety, and Security Department is closely monitoring the situation and will advise students accordingly.

 

http://studiesabroad.com/worldwide-alerts

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